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Title: The publishing of African literature : Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiong'o and the Heinemann African writers series 1962-1988
Author: Bejjit, Nourdin
Awarding Body: Open University
Current Institution: Open University
Date of Award: 2009
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Since its launch in 1962, Heinemann Educational Books' African Writers Series has played a crucial role in the dissemination of African literature worldwide, and contributed to the creation of critical awareness among readers and critics of its distinct qualities and values. While the creative works of celebrated African writers such as Chinua Achebe and Ngugi wa Thiong'o have enjoyed a wide popularity, and elicited an important amount of critical attention, the role of HEB in promoting the literary careers of a whole generation of African writers has rarely been discussed and analysed.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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